Army Special OD7 Herringbone Twill (HBT) Jacket (1945)

Saturday October 5th, 2019 admin

At this point, the Army was going to great lengths to protect troops from possible chemical warfare attack. In late 1942, most tops were modified with “gas flaps” on the chests and cuffs while trousers were fitted with overlapping flys in an effort to prevent blister agents from reaching soldiers’ […]

Reversible Ski Parka With Fur Trimmed (1942)

Tuesday September 24th, 2019 admin

Reversible ski parka (with fur trimmed). Shown one is Medium size, fur trimming is missing.   Stock Number Reference: Parka, Ski, Reversible, Fur Trimmed Size Army Stock Number Small 55-P-4909 Medium 55-P-4906 Large 55-P-4903 Olive green side White side

30-Round .45 Magazine Case w/ Shoulder Strap (1943)

Friday November 23rd, 2018 admin

Holds ten .45 30-round magazines, mostly used by paratroopers for carrying spare ammunition for M-1928 sub-machine gun.   Stock Number Reference: Case, Magazine, 30-Round, With Shoulder Strap Army Stock Number: 74-C-194

Mountain Rucksack (1941 Pattern)

Monday August 27th, 2018 admin

U.S. Army developed and adopted its first rucksack during the summer of 1941. The canvas duck sack was mounted on a steel wire or rattan frame that supported the load and held it off the soldier’s back. Four pockets on the outside of the bag carried extra gear. Heavy felt […]

M-1943 Field Pack / Rucksack

Thursday March 1st, 2018 admin

This rucksack was issued to the Army in ETO. It’s predecessor version is Camouflage Jungle Rucksack.   Stock Number Reference: Pack, Field, M-1943 Army Stock Number: 74-P-20  

Ski Glaiters (WWII)

Wednesday December 6th, 2017 admin

Shown pair are in OD3 shade, medium size.   Stock Number Reference: Glaiters, Ski Stock Number-Color-Size sheet: Size / Color OD3 / OD7 White X-Small 72-G-1000 72-G-1010 Small 72-G-1001 72-G-1011 Mediium 72-G-1002 72-G-1012 Large 72-G-1003 72-G-1013 X-Large 72-G-1004 72-G-1014